How do we want to live? Our office in Islamabad has been working for a peaceful and progressive Pakistan since 1986. Since then FNF Pakistan office has been seeking to answer this very question: How do we want to live? As individuals we are all entitled to personal dignity and freedom. It has been FNF`s mission to make these principles valid for all. We want people to realize the project of their lives! We promote a social and political environment where every individual can become the pilot of his/her lives!
Increasing Pakistan’s Exports
FNF Pakistan recently co-organized with the Foreign Services Academy, Islamabad a bespoke training on “International Trade Policy & Digital Economy” for the young and mid-career diplomats with Dr. Adil Nakhoda and Shehryar Hydri.
The dignity of legislation
The recent absence of meaningful debate in the parliament of Pakistan dilutes the democratic authority as well as the demands it makes on other state actors and fellow citizens. Check out the analysis by Dr. Zia Ullah (Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan) on Rule of Law as the guiding principle of legislation and democracy.
Call for Program Manager (Pakistan Office)
Deadline to Apply Monday 7th August 2023
Battle of Narratives
" I realized that how we were being portrayed in media wasn’t doing justice to the cost of our involvement in the war." From war on terrorism to a skewed narrative on the impact on every day Pakistani, how media in Pakistan failed its role to bring both sides of the story to the front, read Remshay Ahmed analysis on Pakistani media.
Using Social Media Responsibly
The only way to control the spread of fake news and harassment on social media is to inform its most vulnerable users of the consequences. The youth must be made aware of the power they hold in the form of freedom of expression and a click on social media. But the task is monumental and demands immediate attention.
Why every vote counts?
While one vote may seem unimportant, every single vote holds weight and can shape the outcome. Moonus Kainat explains how our partner CPDI's voter awareness sessions with youth in universities is discussing accessibility issues to address low voter turnout.
Pakistan’s Budget 2023-24: Economic Assessment and Critique
The economic crisis in Pakistan is deepening, showing no signs of an imminent recovery, let alone sustainable growth. The country is grappling with severe financial strain, characterized by minimal reserves, escalating public debt, record-breaking inflation, and a rapidly depreciating currency. Against the backdrop of this economic meltdown and upcoming elections the government presented the annual budget 2023-2024 on 9 June. Read the critique by Dr Aneel Salman